King Tut and the Great Pharaohs of Egypt-Field Trip Time (Virtual Tour of…
King Tut and the Great Pharaohs of Egypt-Field Trip Time
Giza is located just outside what Ancient City?
How many blocks were used building the pyramids?
How many years did it take to build them?
When did construction begin on the pyramids?
What is a Necropolis? Why are the Pyramids referred to that way?
This is cemetery in a large cities
List two purposes of the pyramids.
They were built to last a long time. They also held ancient monuments.
What materials were used in building the pyramids?
Who is Howard Carter (Google)
He was a British archaeologist who discovered the intact tomb.
Virtual Tour of the Great Pyramid
The well shaft was left unfinished.
The well shaft was never intended to be a tomb.
The well shaft was made so that they could get into the pyramid after an earthquake.
The well shaft was dug after they finished the pyramid.
The passageway was made at a 26 degree angle.
They put people in the "bottomless pit" to pay for their sins.
The angle pointed at the "dragon star".
The passageway was known as the "bottomless pit".
They put "granite plugs" to stop people from going up into the "Grand Gallery".
The passageways goes down 100 feet.
He led the Egyptian army.
He was known as the "great builder".
He became the Prince of Egypt at age 15.
Some people believe that he had almost 200 children during his lifetime.
He was named after his Grandfather.
Darius I was a great ruler that united his country into a major empire.
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Darius I was defeated at the Battle of Marathon by the Athenian Army.
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Darius I is an important figure in a biblical story.
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The political order of Egypt around 3200 BC was based on wealthy farmers who emerged as leaders.
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The factor contributed most to the growth of trade in the New Kingdom on Egypt's conquest of distant lands.
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Memphis was the capital of Egypt from 2950 BC to 2180 BC. Some historians estimate that, during its peak, Memphis was the largest city in the world.
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The Great Sphinx and Stonehenge are similar due to both being megaliths and it is one of the largest stone sculptures in the world.
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The Great Sphinx guards the Great Pyramid and is a human head on a lion's body.
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King Tut's tomb is in the Valley of the Kings near Luxor, Egypt. This was where the Pharaohs and powerful nobles were buried for around 500 years during the history of Ancient Egypt.
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Egyptians believed the dead enjoyed such materials in the afterlife such as King Tut's tomb actually having board games in it.
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While King Tut is the most well known of the Pharaohs, Ramses II was the greatest pharaoh of ancient Egypt.
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